SJSU's Cordeiro Named to Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List

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FORT WORTH, Texas - San José State quarterback Chevan Cordeiro was named to the 2023 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award watch list, announced by the organization on Tuesday. Cordeiro was named the 2023 Mountain West Preseason Offensive Player of the Year earlier this summer and also was named to the Maxwell Award watch list.

The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award is presented annually to the nation’s best college quarterback and is the oldest and most prestigious national quarterback award. The 47th Annual Davey O’Brien Awards Dinner honoring the winner will be held Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, at The Fort Worth Club in Fort Worth, Texas.


Chevan Cordeiro, QB, Senior, Honolulu, Hawai'i/Saint Louis HS

  • Mountain West Preseason Offensive Player of the Year (2023)
  • Mountain West Football Preseason All-Conference Team (2023)
  • All-Mountain West Second Team (2022)
  • Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week (10/10/22, 10/03/22, 11/29/21, 11/11/19)
  • Threw for a career-high 3,251 yards and a career-high 23 touchdowns in 2022 which both were tops in the Mountain West, also ran for a career-high nine touchdowns which are most for SJSU QB in modern era
  • Threw for 366 yards with three touchdowns and ran for another against Eastern Michigan in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (12/20/22)

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